"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure" - 2006 Senator Obama...leadership failure indeed!
Tessa has this one nailed. Those who go against here just look foolish for supporting a loser union that cost more non-union members their jobs than union members.
Even the Teamsters think the Bakers union was being stupid and suicidal.
Teamsters: Bakery Workers Should Hold Secret Ballot Vote at Hostess | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
And, of course, it's a done deal -- Hostess is in liquidation.
2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
Looks like its over for the Twinkie? I'd laugh if Bain came in and saved the Twinkie. Think Michelle obama will promote a govt bail out?
Everyone makes excuses, but excuses are worthless. If the job isn't worth $18 per hour to them, then it isn't worth it regardless of the reason.
IMHO HHostess should have adapted to the changing environment. I mean Wonder Bread really seriously. Who eats that stuff anymore?
At least the union didn't have to settle for that two dollar wage cut.
Punish Hostess for marketing - that is exact what the employees should sacrifice their jobs for. That's the new purpose of strikes. To cause all employees to lose their jobs to punish management who then also lose their jobs for bad management decisions. The murder-suicide concept of justice.